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a deal. m.l.b. has to have something right. i think they have probably everything right. just a second, bill. m.l.b., they were trying to have a, you know, this deal with a-rod. m.l.b. says he obstructed the investigation. that is a very big deal. and, of course, a-rod, if he was a biogenesis boy to the max and using this stuff for several years, my goodness, is baseball going to get serious or not? are they going to send a message not just around the league but to kids that their role models are going to be caught? this is a major watershed for major league baseball. i think it's terrific what they're doing and i think a-rod deserves the brunt of all of this. >> bill rhoden, go ahead. you know i love you, christine. this is not about lifetime achievement. this is not a lifetime achievement award. this is about this specific penalty. this is about this specific incident. it's not about everything else. you know, you go back to that list, about four or five years ago there were 99 people on a list, supposedly people who flunkedded the test. the only name, the only name that came out was
.com and mlb on fox, and jeff foster, sports editor for "the wall street journal." thanks for joining us this morning. this is not a happy day for the mlb regardless of a-rod but there are other all-stars being implicated in all this and they face 50-game suspensions. what does this say about major league baseball, jeff? >> i think major league baseball is obviously trying to make a statement here and in many ways they're trying to make alex rodriguez the scapegoat for all this. they have had a lot of problems for steroids for a long time. this goes back to the late '90s. they turn ad blind eye on it for a while and they're trying to catch up to clean up the sport. even after the new drug testing rules it is still an epidemic. kelly: ken, if a-rod faces the kind of suspension we're hearing, he could be suspended for 214 games. is that a equivalent for a lifetime ban for him? he is what, now, 38? he would be 40 by the time the ban would end? would he be able to play? >> very good question. if he sits out this season and next and that obviously will not happen because he is playing through
rodriguez yet. we are awaiting a release from major league baseball. mlb source tells him there will be a release and no presser. it looks like they are leaning to a couple of releases and a lot of speculation that a rod will be suspended from this year and the entirity of 2014. and the commissioner could ban him for life under the collective bargaining agreement. it could be a major stand off here and we await the major developments. >> this is a shocking scene in california. a power plant implosion goes terribly wrong. and hundreds of people had gathered in bakersville to watch the demolition and flying snap nel injured some. >> they would implode this thing and a huge crowd gathered to see it and people were camping out overnight to make sure they had front row seats and they set up a security perimeter around the plant and the fire department pushed it back further to be safe. it was not far enough. and remember, in an implosion, things are supposed to fall in and listen to the implosion and watch the shrapnel fly. looking at the shrapnel. it is difficult to see. the p
out? add mlb read on worried. >> i look at things like this and i'm just like, really? >> that's it. use the toilet if the shower is see-through. >> i always -- if someone is looking in and seize me naked,. >> he stays in the standard. there you go. now he knows. social media really is for any and everyone. melissa: case in point, that tyrannical syrian president, wage chemical warfare on his own people. now he's on histogram. how progressive. posting pictures to see his compassion for the syrian people . comforting the sick, beating the hell the, shaking hands with starstruck citens. would you follow him? >> i wouldn't. has to be true. everything on the internet is true. it has to be true >> hundred dollars. >> he's not the first one to do th. the leader of iran. it is an attempt at looking cool. it's hard to look cool. a hundred thoand of my own people. >> reporting of these thieves. on more. yummy money updat the craze is now going global. the delicious hybrid the maid was phenomenon, being knocked philippines and south korea. they may call it something different like in certain
't do so by tomorrow, mlb could ban him playing for life, all over use of performance enhancing drugs. he wants to play with the yankees so bad, he is going to fly to chicago. >> a-rod, not how his career was supposed to end. we'll see what happens. he could still appeal if there's a suspension. joe gerardi says they're going to pencil him in the lineup tomorrow against chicago. >> what does that mean? >> pencil is not permanent. we'll see. baseball may suspend him for not only the rest of this season but the rest of next season as well. technically he can appeal it, but there's a clause in the latest collective bargaining agreement that bud selig can use if it is for the best interest of the sport, can overrule all appeals, say a-rod is gone. >> really. there you go for him. keep us up to date. would you? >>> tiger woods is kind of the tiger woods, prescandal. >> he hasn't won a major since the scandal, won another nonmajor today, bun by seven strokes. he is 0 and 17 since the scandal in the majors, trails jack nicklaus for that record. with this victory, he is three tournaments from
game suspension, includes the rest of this year and all of next year. mlb cited use of performance enhancing drug, trying to cover it up and obstruct the investigation. rodriguez will appeal and is expected to speak in moments. the appeal allows him to keep playing, play thaeb and bat cleanup for the yankees as they take on the white sox in chicago. the 38 stands to lose 38 million for this year and next if this stands. but that's not all. >> this is a stain keeps him out of hall of fame, keep him from breaking the all-time home run record, and now he is another guy who had a lot of talent who people enjoyed watching play who is staying forever. >> and says i am disappointed with the penalty and intend to appeal and fight this through the process. he wasn't the only player suspended, including big names like nelson cruz, an outfielder and detroit tigers johnny peralta had 50 suspensions. they're in the middle of a pennant race. the appeal could be heard in ten days. there have been calls to move up the process. potentially, a-rod could play another 20 games before it is all decided
number but that's what they calculated his batting average would have been without the drugs. >> mlb baseball suspended him a total of 211 games. otherwise known as what a single baseball game feels like. >> it grew last suspicious last summer when rodriguez won his seventh tour de france. >> he said is he going to appeal the decision and keep playing. even anthony weiner was like, man, some people just don't know when to quit. just get out! it starts with something little, like taking a first step. and then another. and another. and if you do it. and your friends do it. and their friends do it... soon we'll be walking our way to awareness, support and an end to alzheimer's disease. and that? that would be big. grab your friends and family and start a team today. register at alz.org [ male announcer ] it's a golden opportunity to discover a hybrid from the luxury car company that understands that one type of hybrid isn't right for everyone. come to the lexus golden opportunity sales event and choose from one of five lexus hybrids that's right for you, including the lexus es and ct hy
a lawsuit filed by the city of san jose. the city recently sued mlb over its failure to decide whether the as can pursue a downtown ballpark. the giants are trying to prevent that as move. the judge is expected to hear the issue in october. >>> a bicyclist is injured after being struck by a car this morning in fremont. this is a live look at the scene. it happened just before 6:00 this morning on fremont boulevard. investigators are treating this as a hit-and-run and are looking for a dark colored 1995 toyota four-door sedan. southbound lanes of fremont boulevard remain closed between old warm springs and south primer street. >>> traffic and weather coming up right off the break. >>> good morning. here's a live look over at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is actually lighter than we usually see it this time of the morning. backed up towards the overcrossing. by the way, there is a pretty large power outage on treasure island. it is not affecting the lights right now in the yerba buena island tunnel. so traffic on the upper deck and the lower
. joining me now sports attorney steve olnick. >> thanks for having me. >> we don't know how much the mlb has on rodriguez but rye are there rumors of such a lengthy suspension? >> what happens is normally and typically how they get suspended is through especially in this particular instance is through the joint drug agreement but now the major league baseball is getting a little crafty and trying to go through the collective bargaining agreement whereby they're able to essentially suspend him for anything that is detrimental to the league so the process is we're going to suspend based off this evidence that who knows like you said they have in which they can have the right to suspend him. >> okay, and we know that a-rod has been, you know, quite very vociferous about that happening and what that implies if it happens. that said, steve, if he is found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs, how much money does he still have coming at him, and can you understand how the yankees would feel like really, we have to pay him upwards of maybe $100 million for nothing? >> correct. and that's
contract. a-rod came to the negotiating table after mlb said it was considering a lifetime ban. rodriguez has maintained he has no connection to the biogenesis clinic. he is scheduled to return to the field for a rehab game. this game with the trenton thunder. >> the red sox coming off a 15-inning walk-off win on wednesday but last night. >> oh, no. >> down by five runs going into the ninth against the mariners, possible not in boston. sox would load the bases for shane victorino who punches it through the second base side. two runs score. johnny gomes would tie with a base hit up the middle and with the bases loaded still one out, daniel nava had a chance to win it all. sn>> nava hits it in the air to centerfield. deep and far and that ball is going to land in the red sox have an amazing come-from-behind victory on what turns out to be a magical night for fenway. >> tell you what he was doing. >> larry lucchino. >> sat in the same seat, in the same position until that team won because that's -- you don't move when they start winning. it's bad luck. >> probably pacing back and forth. >> i
of this calendar year. it means he can play through the rest of the season. mlb has declined comment but the head of the player's union says the suspension is, quote, way out of line. the yankees were in chicago last night trying to avoid a three-game sweep. bottom of the ninth. that's mariana rivera in the game. adam dunn slaps a single to tie the game, 4-4. mariana's third blown save of the year. going to the 12th inning, the yankees trying to hold on to a one-run lead. alejandro dehas knocks it off the wall. they get the walk-off win and sweep. can you believe this, the yankees are 11 1/2 games behind first place boston who beat the astros last night. the red hot braves going for their 13th straight win against the nationals. top of the eighth, game tied at 3-3. jason heyward finds the hole for a simm. braves up, bottom of the ninth, nates threatening with the bases loaded. kimbrel, what's he going to do with wilson ramos. he lines out. braves win, 13 consecutive victories for the atlanta braves. they are 15 1/2 games up on the second place washington nationals. another streak in cleveland wit
to shreds. braun ax accepted a suspension for the rest of the season following mlb's season. go to baseball, brian wilson, that beard, it's back. now it's with the comers making its debut. he got a fear of the beard in the strikes out to end the game in his debut. the dodgers win 6-0. by the way, somebody reportedly offered him a million bucks to shave that off. i would do that for a million bucks. >> absolutely. >> beat the marlins which isn't saying a lot. pirates and giants, san fran's matt cain and san francisco, the world series champs in last place, things get worse, right off the forearm. >> they actually make the play. he would leave the game. x-rays came back negative. pirates win. >> blue jays and yankees. curtis granderson, who knows upp to the second deck he can hit. still in the fifth, vernon wells boots one to center. caught by rodger davis but ruled a trap and a run scores. but let's take another look. >> that was a catch. >> he caught that ball. >> that's a catch. >> he's coming out and saying i don't agree with you and i don't agree with you and you can leave the game now.
have said something on friday that really irked the officials at mlb because -- >> he said a series of things. he doesn't trust the yankees. he comes out every now and then and says things. >> he doesn't trust the yankees. how can the yankees trust him? there's no taking ownership of anything except for the money. and that's the problem with a-rod is people, for some reason, people don't like him. and andy pettitte -- >> jealousy about the money? >> i think andy pettitte, they said, had an arm injury. took some drugs. wasn't supposed to. admitted to it and stopped using and went on the field and everyone loves andy pettitte because he's a loveable guy. >> i love him. i've actually met him. they are adorable. >> we had them on even. >> that's right. but at another event when he was being honored. salvation army honored him one year. this guy for some reason there's this arrogance, hubris, this whole other vibe going. people don't like him. that's part of it. they're not rooting for him. >> if he comes back after the season and a half of being banned, he'll be about -- he'll be 40. an
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